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URAC Introduces New Performance Measures and Reporting Standards for Pharmacy Benefit Management and Drug Therapy Management Accreditation
Date:10/1/2009

Changes To Be Promoted at 10th Annual Quality Summit

WASHINGTON and TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- URAC, the nation's leading health care accreditation and education organization, will introduce new performance measures and reporting standards to its Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) and Drug Therapy Management (DTM) Accreditation programs at a workshop focused on the latest revisions and updates to the standards. The workshop, scheduled for October 6, 2009 at URAC's 10th Annual Quality Summit and Exhibition in Tucson, AZ, will be conducted by Janice Anderson, RPh Director of Pharmacy Programs for URAC, and will guide participants through standards changes reflected in PBM and DTM Version 2.0 and review the new accreditation requirements for performance measurement reporting.

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"With one in every five health care dollars spent on prescription drugs, there is a critical need to maintain national standards and assure consumers that ongoing accountability and quality best practices will continue to be a major focus for URAC-accredited companies," said Alan P. Spielman, president and CEO of URAC. "PBM and DTM programs are expanding rapidly, and these new standards will enhance patient safety, assure timely access to prescription medications and improve medication therapy management across this country."

URAC's Pharmacy Benefit Management and Drug Therapy Management standards establish benchmarks that evaluate organizational integrity, clinical areas, operations, and marketing and communications. This year, URAC's Pharmacy Accreditation Advisory Group revised the standards in order to tackle a broad range of program functio
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